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Angela Elliott of Richmond remembers growing up watching do-it-yourself programs about woodworking — and falling in love with the idea she, too, could fashion unique creations out of wood. As a teen she began making cutting boards and platters out of wood for her friends and family. By the t…

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The 36th annual Needville Harvest Festival kicks off Friday and continues through Saturday, with tons of family-friendly activities for everyone. The event takes place at Harvest Park, 3001 Violet St.

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Cathy Svajda of Needville has been waiting patiently for the Fort Bend County chapter of the Texas Master Gardeners to hold their annual fall vegetable and herb sale.

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader said Saturday the murder suspect whose case inadvertently helped ignite the city's protest movement wants to surrender to authorities in Taiwan.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police said Saturday they beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students used ladders to break into the compound.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has completed its internal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of private email and found violations by 38 people, some of whom may face disciplinary action.

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AMES, Iowa (AP) — In the liberal strongholds of Des Moines' west side and the Iowa State University campus in Ames, not once was South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg asked by voters recently about the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The shifting White House explanation for President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine drew alarm Friday from Republicans as the impeachment inquiry brought a new test of their alliance.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing back at criticism that his Syria withdrawal is damaging U.S. credibility, betraying Kurdish allies and opening the door for a possible resurgence of the Islamic State. He touted a cease-fire agreement that seemed at risk as Turkey and Kurdi…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no Archibald Cox or Ken Starr to be found in President Donald Trump's impeachment. So it's up to Adam Schiff to build the case.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Frayed U.S. relations with Turkey over its incursion in Syria raise a sensitive question rarely discussed in public: Should the United States remove the nuclear bombs it has long stored at a Turkish air base?

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Eyeing a playoff spot and a shot at the national championship, No. 4 Ohio State sure is locked in at the moment.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander watched and waited, hoping Aaron Hicks' drive deep down the right field line would hook foul at the last instant.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gave an atta-boy to Republican Rep. Francis Rooney last year on the congressman's home turf in swing state Florida.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn't too long ago that Donald Trump derided presidential executive orders as "power grabs" and a "basic disaster."

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NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton was filled with nerves, and so were New York Yankees fans, worried the season was slipping away.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Global finance leaders agree that growth has slowed but they remain hopeful for a modest rebound next year as long as trade and geopolitical tensions do not worsen.

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Negotiations aimed at reaching a major settlement in the nation's opioid litigation reached an impasse Friday.

Fort Bend County Fair 2019

George Ranch High School sophomore Lanae Patsy Buie, 15, of Rosenberg, earned a first-place prize in the 2019 Fort Bend County Fair Talent Show last weekend for her performance of “Big Time.” She competed in the senior division.

Needville Middle School sixth-grader Zane Atkinson, 11, showed the grand champion goat at this year’s Fort Bend County Fair. His parents are Mark and Marissa Atkinson.

After four hours, 18 classes of pigs and lots of smiles, the swine show on Sunday came to an end. And Needville Junior High seventh-grader Cale Zwahr’s swine was named grand champion.

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